There’s a new king of home consoles in Japan: the PS4 has surpassed the Wii U as the best selling current gen console. The PS4 has sold 3,267,243 units in Japan, compared to the Wii U’s 3,265,329 units, according to Japanese sales tracker Media Create. The Wii U launched over a year ahead of the PS4 — the Wii U launched on December 8, 2012 in Japan while the PS4 launched on February 22, 2014. Worldwide, it’s a completely different picture: the Wii U has sold 13 million units worldwide, the PS4 has sold 43 million units. local_offer japan Nintendo wii u stars Further Reading Full Nintendo Switch launch games line-up New Breath of the Wild character revealed Nintendo kicks off pop-up tour for Nintendo Switch Sign up for your Nintendo Account now! These are the best microSD cards for Nintendo Switch Are these leaked Nintendo Switch UI shots real?